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on the campus of the massachusetts institute of technology, a prestigious university here in the boston area, specifically in cambridge, there was a shooting of a police officer. the officer was killed. there was also a carjacking in cambridge. there was a chase. two individuals have been arrested in watertown, massachusetts. there has been a big police presence, both local law enforcement and the federal bureau of investigation, the fbi which would suggest that this is not your average local crime, even though the shooting of a police officer is taken sle seriously. the fbi would not necessarily be involved in the manhunt for somebody who shot a police officer. the fbi has said, they've acknowledged to cnn, they're trying to figure out if there's any connection whatsoever with what is going on this evening on the campus of m.i.t. and in watertown where the individuals were apprehended and what happened earlier on monday a couple blocks from me. i'm going to go to drew griffin on the scene in watertown where these arrests have taken place. drew, what can you tell us? >> reporter: we just got
activity, on the campus of the massachusetts institute of technology, m.i.t., in cambridge, where one police officer was shot and killed. it wasn't until roughly 2:00 in the morning east coast that -- i'm told now -- i see them. the police station, the mobile station, mobile command center, has moved from here on the crime scene and is now going to whereabouts unknown. we don't know where. but the fact it would be doing so at 2:30 in the morning is an interesting development in what's going on. in any case, to recap at 10:30 this evening there was a shooting on the campus of mrchlgts i.t. in cambridge, a police officer was killed. also a carjacking. one suspect was apprehended in watertown. that person has been apprehended and arrested. we don't know if what's going on in cambridge and watertown is related at all to what took place on monday, but obviously there is a heightened police presence, a heightened law enforcement presence, both boston police and the fbi. i'm going to check in right now with juliette kayyem, if she's fill on the phone. are you still there? >> i am. hi, jake.
:00 in another part of boston blocks from the famed massachusetts institute of technology, a convenience store was robbed. it's less than two miles from the marathon finish line. also around that time a startling discovery. the body of an m.i.t. police officer shot multiple times found in his vehicle on campus. he was 26-year-old sean collier, a rookie cop whose chief said he was born to be a police officer. as police zero in reports come of an area carjacking, mercedes suv is snatched with a passenger still inside. the passenger was miraculously released by the carjackers half an hour later at a cambridge gas station. police now know who they are looking for -- brothers dzhokhar tsarnaev and tamerlan tsarnaev. the siblings age 19 and 26 now lead police on a bomb littered chase to nearby watertown, massachusetts. >> during the course of that pursuit several explosive devices were discharged from the car at the police officers. >> reporter: around 1:00 a.m. friday a massive law enforcement descent upon the suburb. >> this is my home and it's scary to think of your home as, like, a war zone. >>
institute of technology in cambridge. that's one mile from where we are standing right now at the scene of the boston marathon attack. >> an officer who was killed on the campus of m.i.t. was killed a short time later, a carjacking took place and a police chase took place after that with reports of explosives involved. during the chase, the transportation authority officer was wounded in a shoot-out and suspect number one was critically wounded and later died at the hospital. we expect a press conference in 15 minutes at the hospital. >> we have drew griffin with us right now on the streets of watertown, massachusetts. again, this is the area right now which is a very active crime scene where people are being told not to leave their houses where it is believed that suspect number two, the man involved in the boston marathon bombings and the man involved in this car chase and manhunt, it is believe this is where he's on the loose. drew griffin? >> reporter: to that end, i just listened to a robocall police have been sending to all its residents warning just that, you wonder how people he
, that began on the campus of the massachusetts institute of technology in cambridge, massachusetts. it began with a shoot-out of a campus police officer being killed and followed by a carjacking. there was actually a hostage taken along with them. >> it's horrible because he is an eyewitness now. >> he was released. that man was -- there was a police chase and the two men threw explosives out of the car during that chase. one suspect during this chase was shot and wounded and taken to a hospital. he is now dead. that man is believed to be suspect number one. one of the suspects in the boston marathon bombing. the man wearing the black hat, if you have seen the pictures, the chase continued after that. and now there's a man on the loose and authorities have released a picture of this man, what he was believed to be wearing tonight. if we can see a picture of that once again, the man is in a gray hoodie. hopefully we can take a look. we'll get to it eventually. >> one of the things interesting as this case has unfolded overnight is that law enforcement, the fbi has released photographs all nig
institute of technology. drew griffin joins us on the phone from boston with more information. what are you able to tell us? what's happening now? >> reporter: earlier this evening in m.i.t., the university which is literally across the charles river, a police officer was shot, taken to the hospital and later died. this has become a much, much bigger story. the scope of which we're not quite clear of. there has been a huge sign of police force at the police officer shooting at the m.i.t. campus and now a huge incident at watertown just past harvard university on the way outside of boston, a suburb, but there are reports of ordinances on the street, a suspect who has been taken into custody, another one on the loose. and i can just tell you i'm walking up on the scene where there are dozens and dozens of police officers and ambulances circling this little town square area where there seems to be some sort of large event that has taken place involving suspects that may have been connected to the m.i.t. shooting. but we don't know if they're connected to anything else that has happened in bost
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